"He certainly has a ways to go from what they're going to expect in Baltimore, but his throwing accuracy has improved, his judgment on the basepaths has gotten better, his breaks, his secondary [leads]," Kendall said. "He can gather some ground and increase some distance so he can score on some hits. I think he's made strides in all facets of the game. He's someone out here who, after ball games, he sticks around. He wants to get stronger, and get a little more physical, so he's been in the weight room. He's done some things to try to increase his strength."